How Do I Teach This Kid To Read? : Teaching Literacy Skills to Young Children with Autism, from Phonics to Fluency
Award-winning author of the How Do I Teach This Kid series, Kim Henry extends her expertise to the realm of reading. In this book, she presents simple instructional strategies for developing early literacy skills in young children with autism. She provides evidence-based research to support her strategies and addresses topics such as phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. Included are creative activities and interesting lesson plans that can be easily adapted or combined with other teaching methods to suit teachers' and students' individual needs. A bonus CD of printable lesson plans is also included!
- Mixed media product | 97 pages
- 210.82 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
- 15 Nov 2010
- Future Horizons Incorporated
- Arlington, United States
- over 25 black-&-white photos
About Kimberly A. Henry
Kimberly A. Henry is a special educator with over twenty years experience working with students with autism and other developmental disorders. She received her master's degree from Johns Hopkins University. After beginning her teaching career as a general education teacher in middle school, she switched to special education. Kim taught special education at the middle school and preschool levels, and in an elementary specialized autism program. Ms. Henry is the noted author of the "How Do I Teach This Kid?" series, through which she provides practical, easy-to-implement ideas for using visual strategies to teach children with autism or other developmental challenges. In addition to being a university adjunct instructor, Kim currently works as a teacher specialist, providing technical assistance and mentoring to teachers of children with autism from preschool through elementary grades.